Flipping through the channels, Kevin abruptly stopped. The image of an elderly man filled the screen, seemingly starring straight into Kevin’s eyes, and asked, “Do you know for sure you’ll be in Heaven one day? If not, please pray with me.” As tears flowed freely, Kevin prayed the Sinner’s Prayer.
Jackson paced anxiously within the room’s tight quarters. His palms drenched with sweat.
“Honey, come sit down,” his wife urged.
Jackson said nothing, as he continued his stride.
At that moment, Dr. Sheffield walked in.
After a short pause, he began “I have the results. I’m sorry, Jackson. Its cancer.”
IN AN INSTANT
The car stalls as it straddles the shaking tracks. Alex nervously turns the key. Nothing. Again he tries with trembling hands. Nothing. As He reaches to unfasten the buckled belt, a horn blows, followed by the deafening sounds of twisting metal. Then…silence. “Welcome home my son,” he hears Him say.
BECAUSE OF WHAT HAPPENED
Jeff ran his fingers through the manicured lawn, as he gazed up at the granite tomb stone. With Christ’s help, he had forgiven the man for the negligence he showed by driving drunk that day. Each time Jeff visited he whispered the same phrase “I’ll see you again one day.”
ONE DAY ON A CROSS
A puddle of the prisoner’s blood formed at the foot of the cross he hung from. Roman soldiers gambled for his clothes while the taunting cheers of the crowd drowned out the cries of Heaven. Thorns pierced his scalp, as he drew his last breath and said “It is finished.”